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Sometimes Operator Error is Better than the Alternative

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  • pkadare
    Club Member
    • Jun 2019
    • 903
    • Bobcaygeon, Ontario
    • My gear:
      22 Weber Kettle
      Napoleon PRO Charcoal Kettle Grill
      Broil King Keg
      Traeger Pro 34
      Napoleon Prestige Pro 500
      Pit Barrel Cooker
      Blackstone Range Combo Griddle

    Sometimes Operator Error is Better than the Alternative

    I've had a Sous Vide Supreme for 10 years or so and use it a lot. Recently it seemed to be having trouble maintaining temperature. It wouldn't be out a lot but enough that the warning beep would sound when it went low or high and then the up to temp beep would sound. I currently have half a flat in it and according to my wife it beeped all night. She wasn't happy . I'd assumed that something was wrong with it and figured that 10 years of service was pretty good. Before I ordered another Anova I went online to see if there was a way to turn off the beeps. There wasn't but apparently the flat was big enough and I had it at the bottom of the rack and it was interfering with the circulation (circulation with this unit is via convection). Moved the flat up one level in the rack and haven't heard a peep since. 👍😳
    Last edited by pkadare; May 25, 2020, 01:22 AM.
  • fzxdoc
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 5070
    • My toys:
      Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
      Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks)
      Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill
      Weber Kettle Premium 22"
      Weber Jumbo Joe Premium 22" (a weird little 22" kettle mutant on 22"-long legs) (donated to local battered women's shelter.)
      Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range


      Adrenaline BBQ Company's SnS, DnG and Large Charcoal Basket for WSCGC
      Adrenaline BBQ Company's Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
      Adrenaline BBQ Company's SS Rack for DnG
      Grill Grate for SnS
      Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections (retired to storage)
      Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser
      2 Grill Grate Griddles
      Steelmade Griddle for Summit gas grill

      Fireboard Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
      Fireboard control unit in addition to that in the Extreme BBQ Package
      Additional Fireboard probes: Competition Probes 1" (3) and 4" (1), 3 additional Ambient Probes. 1 additional Food Probe
      2 Fireboard Driver Cables
      Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
      Pit Viper Fan new design (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
      Thermoworks Thermapen MK5 (pink)
      Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
      Thermoworks Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
      Thermoworks Extra Big and Loud Timer
      Thermoworks Timestick Trio
      Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
      Maverick ET 733
      Maverick (Ivation) ET 732

      Grill Pinz
      Vortex (two of them)

      Two Joule Sous Vide devices
      VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer
      Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
      Instant Pot 10 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
      Charcoal Companion TurboQue
      A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

      BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

      Shun Classic 8" Chef's Knife
      Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife
      Shun Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
      Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

    #2
    We need a "smacks one's self on the forehead" emoji for things like this.

    Kathryn

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    • andy.wpg
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      I think I have a permanently bruised forehead from the number of times I’ve had to do that!

    • EdF
      EdF commented
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      ... and my forehead has a flat spot.

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